"A decade of rapid growth and development in the field of personality disorders is brought together by leading scholars in a comprehensive and cutting-edge volume. In this compilation of original essays on diverse issues ranging from schema therapy to borderline personality, chronic depression, and substance abuse, James Reich provides the student, practitioner, and researcher with a single source for the most up-to-date research and treatment writing in the field. Personality Disorders represents the most current literature available while looking toward the future trends and directions of an increasingly relevant field of work."--BOOK JACKET
Includes bibliographical references and index
State and trait in personality disorders / James Reich -- The structure and etiology of borderline pathology / W. John Livesley -- The biology of borderline personality disorder: recent findings and future approaches to the study of impulsive aggression and affective instability / Seth Resnick, et al. -- The interference of sustained adverse childhood experiences and the development of borderline personality disorder: a neurobiological perspective / Thomas Rinne -- Personality disorders and the course and outcome of substance abuse: a selective review of the 1984 to 2004 literature / Per Vaglum -- Drug treatment of personality disorder traits / James Reich -- Cognitive therapy for clients with personality disorders and comorbid axis I psychopathology / David P. Bernstein -- Chronic depression and personality disorders / Kenneth R. Silk and Daniel Mayman -- Family intervention in the treatment of personality disorder and issues of compliance / Ira D. Glick and Blair Mullen -- Towards DSM-V: questions and controversies / Kenneth R. Silk
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